Category: Disney FACT
That’s right Minnie, Mickey just proposed to me, sorry!
10 Important Facts about Disney Cruise LIne
If you’re 21 or older, you can bring alcohol onboard as long as it fits in your carry-on bag (cannot exceed 22x14x9.) You are NOT allowed to drink your alcohol in public areas onboard, so drink it up in your cabin. If you want to bring your own champagne or wine to the dining room,…
Walt Disney World FACT!
FANTASMIC~ The show is set on a mountain, it actually hides a six-level building…..
The first athlete to say “I’m going to Disneyland!” was Phil Simms of the New York Giants.
Walt Disney’s Quote of the day!
“Here in Florida, we have something special we never enjoyed at Disneyland… the blessing of size. There’s enough land here to hold all the ideas and plans we can possibly imagine.” Walt Disney
Disney costs us~ in more ways than one!!!
After coming off a fantastical seven night Western Caribbean cruise on the Disney Fantasy, we realized our bed at home sucked. Every evening whilst on the cruise, I floated off to sleepy~town with no problem, I didn’t need my usual aid “the Golden Girls DVD Collection” like I do every evening at home. Within one week of being home and…
~American Idol Experience at Disney Hollywood Studios~ 17 year old Aaron Kelly won his Dream ticket just four days after the American Idol Experience opened, and he made it to fifth place on the television show.
In 2000, Indiana Jones Epic Spectacular underwent its first major refurbishment since opening day. To celebrate its return, Disney invited 500 Florida residents, all with the last name of Jones, to see the “grand reopening” show. Each guest received a Jones T-shirt, a hat, and the chance to ride in a special motorcade through the park….
FANTASMIC-The show is set on a mountain, but the “mountain” doesn’t look very large. Can you believe- it’s actually hiding a six-level building. The magic of Disney….
A version of Space Mountain was originally imagined for Disneyland in the mid 60’s. From concept to creation Space Mountain took eleven years to create, I have to say, it was well worth it.
Disney Movie FACT!
Although Cinderella’s hottie tamale is often referred to as “Prince Charming,” he never actually gets a name in the film at all. Meaning that Cinderella ends up running away with a man who is not only a total stranger — but with whom she isn’t even a first-name basis.
Yen Sid the Sorcerer featured in Fantasia, is actually Disney spelled backwards!
Bea Arthur was one of the actresses film creators considered to voice Ursula in the Little Mermaid.
The official voices of Mickey & Minnie Mouse were married to each other, Wayne Allwine & Russi Taylor.
Walt Disney talks Mickey Mouse
“He popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.” Walt Disney
What’s New around the Mouse
New! Pirates Take Over Magic Kingdom – If you love pirates, this is the week to visit Magic Kingdom Park! You can see the band of pirates, including Jake and the Neverland Pirates and Pirate Goofy. There is even a pirate pre-show for “Celebrate a Dream Come True Parade”. Join in on the pirate…
Disney & Orlando Digest – Week of September 22, 2013
Disney Discounts Walt Disney World® Resort Save Up To 30% on Rooms at Select Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels: Book your room only or package reservation and save up to 30% off Official Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels for stays most nights Sept. 29 – Nov 22, 2013, and Nov 30 – Dec. 23, 2013. You can book a room…
Disney & Orlando Digest – Week of September 16, 2013
Disney Discounts Walt Disney World® Resort Save Up To 30% on Rooms at Select Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels This Fall: Book your room only or package reservation and save up to 30% off Official Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels for stays most nights Sept. 29 – Nov 22, 2013, and Nov 30 – Dec. 23, 2013. You can book…
What’s New Around the Mouse Disney World in Florida Disney MagicBands – Disney is still testing the MagicBands at select resorts. New! Tour Disney’s Hollywood Studios with an Ambassador – Take a tour with a Disney Ambassador around this park and select attractions. The tour leaves the park entrance at 9:30 AM and reservations are…
What’s New Around the Mouse
My Disney Bands Phase 3 of the testing is still in progress at select Disney Resorts. Villains at Magic Kingdom Disney is preparing for Friday the 13th, where the villains will come out during the 13th hour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Magic Kingdom is giving a sneak peek of the villains in the Celebrate the…
My fave shops at EPCOT!
Art of Disney- Near Spaceship Earth, they have- Art & Collectibles; Pins & Vinylmations, Paintings, Limited-Edition Prints, Cells, Figurines and the much-loved Disney Classic Collection. World Traveler-Apparel & Accessories; Camera & Media; Food & Spirits; Gifts & Housewares; Mickey Ears; Pins & Vinylmation; Toys & Plush, this shop at International Gateway is your passport to…
Walt Disney debuted the first Audio-Animatronics at the 1964 World’s Fair The 1964 World’s Fair, introduced many types of pre-Space Age technology, including such things as IBM computers. But few of these things received as much attention as Disney’s Audio-Animatronics, moving robots that had words– coming out of their mouths. Two exhibits at the World’s…
Next time you’re at the Magic Kingdom and walking down main street, turn right just before the candy store and walk under the awning towards Tony’s Town Square. There you’ll find a really strong smell of peppermint just near the door. All of these aromas are artificially generated using a special machine called a Smellitzer, which releases the scent into…
Neither Mickey Mouse nor the famed “Walt Disney” signature were actually ever drawn by Walt Disney himself. Walt did sketch the original plans for the Mickey Mouse’s character, the final design for Mickey was actually drawn by the famed Disney animator Ub Iwerks. Also, the famed signature that is known as a “stylized version” of Disney’s. As…
My “Disney Deal”
*Two weeks only* “Disney Deal” If you transfer your Room-only or Package to me, Happy you will be. If booked less than 30 days ago You’ll be thrilled to know That Disney gift cards are a go Gift card values vary, depending on the package amount you carry Don’t be afraid, Destinations pay us, my…
Walt Disney was a founding member of the “Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals,” created to defend the film industry against communist infiltration. In 1944, the MPA was formed to protect Hollywood from “communist” influences. Besides Disney, John Wayne, Cecil B. DeMille, Ginger Rogers, Gary Cooper, and Ronald Reagan were involved in…
Contrary to popular myth, Walt Disney WAS NOT cryogenically frozen when he died. An urban legend states that upon his passing, Walt Disney’s frozen corpse was stashed underneath the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland. This is simply not true. Walt Disney passed away on December 15th, 1966. Two days later, and consistent with his wishes,…
Disney Facts & Tips!
Top TEN Disney Facts Well #1 not really a secret, but I would definitely suggest when entering all the Theme Parks except Animal kingdom, go Left instead of right –being that most peeps are right-handed & tend to go that direction. Also another fave of my family’s is to jump on the Walt Disney…
Out with the old & in with the new, Downtown Disney will soon change to Disney Springs. It will feature a new gateway with a signature water tower and grand entry.
Walt Disney’s choice meal was chili with beans, tomato juice and soda crackers. Related articles Sad, Walt Disney Fact! (dawnsdorkydiary.wordpress.com)
Mickey has more than 295 outfits – from a scuba suit to a lighted tuxedo. Minnie, has more than 205 – from cheerleading to evening gowns. Who said girls are clothes hounds? Related articles !Disney Mickey and Minnie Vinatge Twin Comforter Set (disneymickeyminnievinatgecomfortermy6r.wordpress.com)
It’s the late voice actor Jack Wagner you hear telling you to stand clear of the doors on the Disney World monorail. You can also hear his recording aboard the tram at the Orlando International Airport.
If you look closely at the mosaic mural on the fourth-floor lobby of Disney’s Contemporary Resort, you can see a five-legged goat facing the monorail track. Related articles WDW Deluxe Resorts – Why They’re Worth The Cost (chipandco.com)
Sad, Walt Disney Fact!
Probably the most painful time of Walt’s private life, was the accidental death of his mother in 1938. After the great success of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Walt and Roy bought their parents, Elias and Flora Disney, a home close to the studios. Less than a month later Flora died of asphyxiation caused by a…
It took less than 30 minutes to evacuate thousands of guests from the theme parks on Sept. 11, 2001. After the Sept. 11 attacks, the Federal Aviation Administration put a flight restriction over the Disney World resort. It extends out in a three-mile radius from Cinderella’s Castle and up to 3,000 feet. Related articles Disney…
Wondering about the weirdest things ever found on Disney property? How about a glass eye, a prosthetic leg and a potty trainer — all of which were claimed. Related articles Disney FACT! (dawnsdorkydiary.wordpress.com)
Walt Disney sometimes used alias names, at times, Walt Disney used the names “Retlaw Elias Yensid” or “Retlaw Yensid”. These are both his real name spelled backwards. In the movie “Fantasia”, Disney named the sorcerer “Yen Sid”- the letters of “Disney” reversed. It’s said that when Disney was searching for land to build a theme…
The Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World is “The Most Magical Place on Earth.” Disneyland is the “Happiest Place on Earth.” Related articles Disney “Tip of the day!” (dawnsdorkydiary.wordpress.com)
By the 2008 Academy Awards, Walt Disney’s company had been nominated for more than 200 Oscars with more than 50 wins just in films under the Disney logo. Of those films, there are 51 nominations for animated features with 14 wins. With Pixar under the Ears, that amount close to doubles with 13 Oscar wins…
Disney Fact 5
Walt’s Apartment Because Walt wanted to ensure that everything would be as magical as possible when Disneyland was being built in the early 50s, he had an apartment built in the theme park, which was an hour from where he lived in California. Employees would know when he was in the apartment, above the fire station on Main Street …
Disney Fact 3
Every day, the guests of the resorts use an amount of linens that would take a normal person 40 years to clean. Supposedly the landscaping crew puts over a half a million miles on the mowers covering the 47 miles of WDW throughout the year. In the last seven years, a water saving effort has…
Disney Fact 2
In the 60s, long hair and facial hair was considered to be a sign of hippies, the empire could not afford to be associated with this. Hence a policy was born requiring all male employees to have short hair and no facial hair at the theme parks. It took until 2000 for the theme parks to renege on…
Disney Fact 1
Whether you’re at Disney World or the other Disney theme parks, everywhere you look there are Mickey Mouse Ears. Not the merchandise ears. From the shape of the pizza, to the hedges, to the ears hidden in the tiles. Mickey’s iconic ears are everywhere–thanks to Walt’s desire to add to the magic of the kingdom. Related articles Disney…